A resourceful, committed and results orientated Lecturer, Research and Development and Academic Professional with over 10 Years extensive higher education experience and a consistent record of success within academia; improving processes, raising student achievement and championing values and standards. A committed academic, passionate about ensuring an up to date, personal knowledge of specialist subject matter (Sociology/Criminology, Social Policy and Project Management) and with a genuine passion for team-work and leadership. A strategic thinker, able to assess needs and develop bespoke research methodologies and highly capable of proposing innovative solutions and effective re-direction to teams/colleagues when tackling complex problems. An innovative professional, with diverse strengths and proven ability to build and maintain key relationships at all levels; translating requirements and overseeing all issues through to completion. Advanced analytical and decision-making ability compliment excellent communication skills that have been demonstrated in many areas.